Our experience in operating across many different investment cycles and markets provides us with the context to manage change. Throughout these cycles, we have the people, philosophy and proficiency of process to plot what we believe is the right course for our clients’ assets.
We understand and value the role played by all our people in delivering exceptional performance. Each individual is accomplished in their own right. However, uniting all our distinct talents through teamwork is what really creates the unique advantage for our clients.
At Standard Life Investments we believe our business is successful because our clients and customers around the world have confidence that we have a depth of expertise, a commitment to excellence and a unique team of talented people dedicated to their needs.
The Lions are special. Four proud nations, one team, coming together to take on the ultimate challenge: to beat the best, to become legends.
With an active management style, our team of dedicated equity investment professionals is focused on generating consistent performance.
Private equity funds provide a compelling means for investors to enhance performance and diversify their portfolios.www.slcapital.com
We offer a wide range of government, investment grade credit, high-yield credit, emerging market debt, inflation-linked bond and multi-asset bond strategies.
Standard Life Investments is one of the largest real estate investment managers in the world.
Standard Life Investments is increasingly gaining a reputation as a provider of innovative multi-asset investment solutions.
To meet the evolving needs of insurers, we have developed capabilities across a broad range of asset classes.
- ESG Investment
- What is governance and stewardship?
- The UK Stewardship Code
- How we discharge our stewardship responsibilities
- Our policy for managing conflicts of interests
- How we monitor our investee companies
- Our guidelines for escalating engagement
- Our willingness to act collectively with other investors
- Our policy on voting and voting disclosure
- How we report on stewardship to our clients
- Our team
- Letters, Statements & Articles
- News & Events
- Useful links
- Governance & Stewardship Annual Review
- Our insight
The House View process provides a consistent macroeconomic framework to analysing global financial markets.
Our Head of Global Strategy, Andrew Milligan, introduces the latest edition of Global Outlook, a summary of our House View.
Standard Life Investments’ Global Strategy team provide regular analysis of the key economic data that has been influencing financial markets.
Our global strategists combine valuable experience, thorough research and analysis to tackle major issues of the moment.
We’re committed to attracting and retaining the talented individuals necessary to maintain our position as one of the world's leading investment houses.
We’re firm believers in only recruiting individuals who we know will contribute to the overall success of the company. This calls for diverse skills and talents, so our recruitment process aims to highlight these attributes in each prospective employee.
Search for our latest vacancies. Find out all you need to know about current opportunities with us, and how to apply.
View our latest Press Releases.
Our dedication to meeting your financial needs is what drives us to deliver excellent performance. We've been delighted to receive a raft of industry awards in recognition of this commitment.
We regularly contribute to debate on topical issues shaping the investment management industry. Below you’ll find our most recently published articles, together with an archive.
We've included some background information on our press team to help you put a face to a name.
Frequently asked questions
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- What is your current level of funds under management?
- Where are you based and what services do you offer?
- How many people does Standard Life Investments employ?
- What's your relationship with Standard Life?
- What's your corporate governance policy?
- Are you a socially responsible investor?
- Where can I get more information about the company?
- What is your view of the markets?
What is your current level of funds under management?
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Where are you based and what services do you offer?
Our UK operation, based in Edinburgh, offers a comprehensive range of investment vehicles across a full spectrum of asset classes including global equities, bonds, property and private equity.
Find out more on our UK services
In Asia, we offer balanced and specialist segregated fund mandates to Asian-based institutional clients. We also manage a range of SICAVs from our Hong Kong office, which are available to investors worldwide.
View our Hong Kong website
Our North American team is a key part of our global investment platform. Based in Boston, the team gives us a crucial presence on the ground.
View our North America website
In Ireland, pension scheme trustees can take advantage of our specialist fund management services, including pooled and segregated pension funds.
Go to our Irish website
In Europe, we offer a range of investment services including private equity products. We also manage segregated mandates and SICAV funds.
Get more details on our European operations
How many people does Standard Life Investments employ?
We employ more than 1,700 people across our global office network.Back to top
What's your relationship with Standard Life?
Standard Life Investments was launched as an investment management company in 1998. It’s a wholly owned subsidiary of Standard Life Investments (Holdings) Limited, which in turn is a wholly owned subsidiary of Standard Life plc.
As well as managing funds on behalf of Standard Life, we manage in excess of £143.9, €168.6 and $177.7 billion respectively* of assets for third-party clients.Back to top
What's your corporate governance policy?
Achieving growth in the value of our investments requires effective company management and effective accountability. Strong corporate governance produces companies that are transparent and accountable and that are likely to attract and use capital efficiently. We maintain an 'open door' policy to facilitate constructive dialogue with companies on corporate governance issues. We meet companies regularly to discuss corporate performance, strategy and a wide range of corporate governance issues and, as a matter of policy, we vote at all shareholder meetings in the UK and Ireland.Back to top
Are you a socially responsible investor?
Yes. We use our influence to encourage best practice in environmental and social management within companies with a view to protecting and enhancing the value of our clients' investments. We believe that it’s in the best long-term interests of a company and its shareholders to behave responsibly to its employees, suppliers, customers and the environment. For this reason, we consider companies’ policies and practices in environmental and social matters throughout the investment process.Back to top
- Find out more about who we are and how we work
Where can I get more information about the company?
- View the latest developments in our House View